Middle Fork John Day Oxbow
The Oxbow project on the Middle Fork John Day River was designed to enhance salmon habitat on a reach of the river whose floodplain was subjected to hydraulic dredge mining for gold in the 1930s and 1940s. The result of these impacts was a channelized river with little complex habitat to support juvenile rearing and spawning for Spring Chinook salmon and steelhead.
Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Feasibility & Alternatives Analysis, & Detailed Design Dry Creek has been managed intensively for forestry, agriculture and gravel mining since the 1850s, resulting in 25 feet of channel incision. Since [...]